HISTART 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Music Box, Ziggurat, Grave Goods
Has both a war side and a peace side-> shows that these people probably take pride in. Rulers are larger to scale, servants are much smaller and there are also nobles who. More important figures, presumably rulers, are depicted in the center and at the top, Shows that they like to celebrate their victories. Most of the figures depicted are men- women probably not as regarded as highly. What are the basic elements of the sumerian visual style, as represented in the standard of. Used precious materials, looks similar to a small mosaic. Visually organized- different levels/components depict a very clear, organized scene. The rest of the figures are looking/walking towards the ruler are a little smaller than the ruler. This shows that in sumerian social structures, there was usually one elite ruler at the top, an upper/respected class, and a lower class of servants. Each of these people/groups of people contributed to society/had a role in some manner.